January 2018 Issue

December 25, 2017

ISSUE COVER – January 2018

In This Issue: Greetings from Florida—Pro’s & Cons of Importing Bass from the Sunshine State; Decoys for Hogs; Texas Oyster Wars; Kayak Tech Takes Off; Brackish Winter Blue Cats
December 25, 2017

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff

Published by Texas Fish & Game Publishing Co., LLC. TEXAS FISH & GAME is the largest independent, family-owned regional outdoor publication in America. Owned by Ron & Stephanie Ward and Roy & Ardia Neves. PUBLISHER Roy Neves […]
December 25, 2017

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves

Paper or Plastic? ur subscribers have more choices than ever in how they read otherwise consume the information that texas fish & game produces.  Most Popular is the magazine in its original form, printed on paper, folded, […]
December 25, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

For Doug Pike Mr. Pike,two recent articles of yours have really brought back Memories. I fished San Luis from the 60s to the late 70s. I can still feel the sand moving. Only had one scare, […]
December 25, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore

Reality Check: Bear Attacks n two days, two people were killed by separate black bear attacks in Alaska. Erin Johnson, 27, was killed while doing contract work with Ellen Trainor, 38, who was also attacked but survived […]
December 25, 2017

KAYAK TECH

Modern Kayak Design and Technology has Turned These Primitive Craft into Fishing Machines Kayak fishing is on the rise. Interest in these relatively affordable craft has increased dramatically over the last decade and seeing kayaks on […]
December 25, 2017

DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett

The Duke! uring the summer of 1970 I was on active duty in the U.S. Navy. I was attached to Carrier Division 9 and stationed on Coronado Island in San Diego. My roommate, Ensign Gilbert, and I […]
December 25, 2017

THE PROS AND CONS OF FLORIDA BASS

It’s no secret that Texas is home to a passel of blue ribbon largemouth bass fisheries—more, perhaps, than any other state in the country. Texas’s Top 50 heaviest bass of all-time range in weight from 15.38 […]
December 25, 2017

NUGENT IN THE WILD by Ted Nugent

Hunt To the Hunt he conditions were just right for our bowhunting dreams. It was a wonderful, dark, dreary, overcast, cold, breezy, grey cloud October afternoon, and inspired by the hunter friendly weather, I headed into the wind […]
December 25, 2017

OYSTER WAR

Major Changes Hit The Texas Oyster Fishery This year’s oyster season opened with new rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Commission last August. The new rules affect both the recreational and commercial […]